Center for Biophysics and Quantitative Biology

Nicholas Wu

Assistant Professor

Studying the evolutionary constraints and trajectories of influenza virus and antibodies by systematically mapping their sequence-structure-function relationships. Saturation mutagenesis; Deep sequencing; High-throughput methodologies; Structural biology; X-ray crystallography; Bioinformatics

Research Interests


Postdoc, The Scripps Research Institute, 2020
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2015
B.S., University of Virginia, 2010


K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award, NIH/NIAID (2019-present)
Croucher Postdoctoral Fellowship, Croucher Foundation (2015-2017)
Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCLA (2014-2015)
Audree Fowler Fellowship in Protein Science, UCLA (2014)
Philip Whitcome Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, UCLA (2011-2014)